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Kushner Firm Expands Israel Business Ties Kushner Firm Expands Israel Business Ties
- January 08, 2018

The deal, which was not made public, pumped significant new equity into 10 Maryland apartment complexes controlled by Kushner's firm. While Jared Kushner, U.S. criminal investigation. Kushner's ties to Israel are also reportedly a subject of inquiry by Robert Mueller, the USA special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, after he discovered that Kushner directed a campaign to combat the Obama administration's eleventh hour effort in December 2016 to ... (more...)
This Crime Drama Will Make TV History By Having A Gay Lead This Crime Drama Will Make TV History By Having A Gay Lead
- January 08, 2018

It's "all that more important we should have a character with a healthy same-sex marriage", the actor added. The show is based on an upcoming book by James Patterson. Reinhart is a former spy, author and, Cumming said, on the spectrum in a way like he's a child musical prodigy. "There's a lot going on". "I'm also conscious of the fact that, most times, when we see gay characters on American television, their gayness is the prime thing", he noted. (more...)
Five human heads found on a taxi bonnet in Mexico Five human heads found on a taxi bonnet in Mexico
- January 08, 2018

The heads of five men displayed atop a auto were found on Friday in the Gulf state of Veracruz in southeastern Mexico, local authorities said, in the midst of a spike in violence in the country. Violence fueled by Mexico's multi-billion-dollar cartels has surged in recent months, making 2017 the most murderous year on record, with 23,101 homicides between January and November. (more...)
Two held in Donaldson murder inquiry Two held in Donaldson murder inquiry
- January 08, 2018

Another man was also arrested, Irish police have confirmed. They were being questioned in Letterkenny Garda Station under section 30 of the Offences Against the State Act and they can he detained for 72 hours. Gary Donnelly was previously arrested and questioned in connection with the Donaldson Killing in September 2011, he was released without charge. Mr Donaldson was once a key figure in Sinn Féin's rise in Northern Ireland politics. (more...)
Russia Warns Against Foreign Meddling in Iran After Trump Tweet Russia Warns Against Foreign Meddling in Iran After Trump Tweet
- January 08, 2018

The protests, stronger in the provinces than Tehran, appear dominated by members of the working class under-25s who have suffered the most under Iran's sluggish economy. But it didn't change much in Iran. In a country of 80 million there were 48 million smartphones in use in 2017, compared with just two million in 2014. (more...)
Statement against AKG has crossed limits, says Chandy Statement against AKG has crossed limits, says Chandy
- January 08, 2018

Describing AKG as "an emotion of Kerala", the chief minister also said making any disparaging remarks against him would hurt the people of the country, especially labourers and farmers. "He may be unaware of the history of the Congress or the life of the leader". "It is better that party leaders observe restraint while commenting on social media and in public domain in general", he said. (more...)
MHP reports five crashes involving troopers in last month MHP reports five crashes involving troopers in last month
- January 08, 2018

Major Steve Lavin was standing near the driver's door of the Red Durango investigating a slide-off when the white passenger vehicle zipped past him barely missing his patrol auto. "We're still a lot of vehicles out there in poor conditions driving the speed limit, which is not acceptable and a lot of those vehicles are crashes", Hayter said. (more...)
Egypt Instructed Country's Media Not to Oppose Trump's Jerusalem Decision Egypt Instructed Country's Media Not to Oppose Trump's Jerusalem Decision
- January 08, 2018

It called the report "inappropriate" and said Egypt's official positions should be gathered from official sources. The State Information Service in Cairo refuted the Times' January 6 report in a statement, saying its positions "are conveyed by the president, the foreign minister and in official statements". (more...)
Police identify man killed in double shooting in South Richmond Police identify man killed in double shooting in South Richmond
- January 08, 2018

A woman, who was also found in the vehicle, was transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. Police say one man is dead and another is hurt after a shooting in Richmond's Hillside Court public housing complex. Police said they are still early in their investigation and do not yet have a suspect description or motive. If you have information that could help detectives, call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000 or http://www.7801000.com. (more...)
Powerball winning numbers drawn for $570M jackpot on Saturday Powerball winning numbers drawn for $570M jackpot on Saturday
- January 08, 2018

Owner Sam Safa said he felt like he had won the windfall himself after finding out the store had sold the winning ticket. The victor has 180 days from the date of the drawing to claim the prize. Friday's Mega Millions prize was won by someone in Florida, that ticket won $450 Million. The win is no mean feat - with the odds of winning the Powerball one in 292.2million. (more...)
Efforts on to salvage Balochistan govt Efforts on to salvage Balochistan govt
- January 08, 2018

Two PML-N Ministers have resigned making it worse. Prince Ahmed Ali said that decision of the dissenting ministers would not change with Prime Minister (PM) Shahid Khaqan Abbasi's possible visit to Balochistan to resolve the political crisis. (more...)
Changing the state's tax code Changing the state's tax code
- January 08, 2018

Kim Rueben, a senior fellow at the liberal-leaning Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, said it remains to be seen whether the IRS would allow deductions for that kind of contribution if it's rewarded with tax credits. In California, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey and NY, more than one-third of tax filers claim the state and local tax deduction on federal taxes; the average deduction in each state is over $15,000. (more...)
Arson investigation underway after Roy Moore accuser's home burns down Arson investigation underway after Roy Moore accuser's home burns down
- January 08, 2018

Johnson lost the home where she has lived for the past 10 years with her husband and 15-year-old grandson. Johnson said she and her mother visited Moore's Gadsden law office in 1991 to discuss a custody dispute over the care of Johnson's young son. (more...)
City experiences its coldest day on Sunday with 13 Degrees Celsius City experiences its coldest day on Sunday with 13 Degrees Celsius
- January 08, 2018

Mumbaikars can enjoy this cold weather for some time as the temperatures are expected to continue with slight changes. On Sunday, Santacruz had recorded a minimum temperature of 13.8 degree Celsius. The cold wave now gripping the Northern as well as the Central parts of India have been helping Mumbaikars experience some chill in the air. Nahur resident Mithali Dhokam said, "A common sight in the mornings nowadays is people covered up with sweaters and scarves, and you know winter is here". (more...)
Justin Timberlake channels Steve Jobs in 'Filthy' video Justin Timberlake channels Steve Jobs in 'Filthy' video
- January 08, 2018

Earlier this week, Justin Timberlake announced the February 2 release of his first studio album in five years (though he did record a handful of tracks for the Trolls soundtrack, and the less said about those, the better). But the main attraction is a robot he's created that mirrors his every movement, leading to ― what else would you expect? "And what you gonna do with all that meat? / Cookin' up a mean serving". (more...)
Trump, Macron agree that Iran protests are 'sign of regime's failure' Trump, Macron agree that Iran protests are 'sign of regime's failure'
- January 08, 2018

North and South Korea are scheduled to hold talks today. "Sure I always believe in talking", Trump said Saturday, later saying "absolutely I would do that, no problem with that at all". Both the leaders also discussed the developments in the Korean Peninsula. Iran had earlier blasted back at the USA stance on the demonstrations inside Iran, with its ambassador to the United Nations Gholamali Khoshroo slamming the U.S. (more...)
MBK explains why they trademarked the name 'T-ara' MBK explains why they trademarked the name 'T-ara'
- January 08, 2018

Even if they do form a team under a different name, they will have to pay royalties to the agency if they perform any songs they had released under the name T-ara. MBK dismissed fans' fears that a "second BEAST situation" would emerge. "As a label, we want to protect the "T-ara" label, and we believe that it's right that we can register it as a trademark". (more...)
Trump seeks $18 billion to extend border wall over 10 years Trump seeks $18 billion to extend border wall over 10 years
- January 08, 2018

Trump warned Democrats while speaking at Camp David: "The wall is going to happen, or we're not going to have DACA ". The Customs and Border Protection document calls for a total of $33 billion in new border spending, including $18 billion for the wall, $5.7 billion for technology gear, $1 billion for road construction and maintenance and $8.5 billion for 5,000 new Border Patrol agents, 2,500 border inspectors and other personnel, the US official said. (more...)
Police Searching For Hartford Inmate Who Escaped From Enfield Facility Police Searching For Hartford Inmate Who Escaped From Enfield Facility
- January 08, 2018

Officials said 25-year-old Jerry Mercado was last seen on Sunday morning at 10:20 a.m. Corrections department officials said around 3:15 p.m., "the facility was placed in lock down after an offender was determined to be unaccounted for during a routine facility count". (more...)
Macedonia's Zaev Sees Name Dispute With Greece Resolved By July Macedonia's Zaev Sees Name Dispute With Greece Resolved By July
- January 08, 2018

Macedonia is the name of a northern province in Greece and Athens is anxious that the use of the same name by the neighboring state could lead to territorial claims. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is due to reopen debate on inviting the country to join the Western military alliance in June. "My optimism is based on what I feel as preparedness from the Greek side through meetings with Greek foreign minister Nikos Kotzias, but also from the talks I had with Prime Minister Tsipras and as a ... (more...)
Fire breaks out in Mumbai court building Fire breaks out in Mumbai court building
- January 08, 2018

There have been no reports of any casualty so far. The fire was reported noticed first on the third floor of the sessions court. The fire was successfully brought under control by 8.30 am and no causalities were reported. At least four people, including two children died and five were left with serious injuries in a fire that broke out at a building in Mumbai's Marol last week. (more...)
CAT 2017 results declared: 20 candidates get 100 percentile CAT 2017 results declared: 20 candidates get 100 percentile
- January 08, 2018

The CAT scores are used for admission to various management institutes across the country. The exam is conducted by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) on November 26, 2017. "While in CAT 2016 all the top 20 candidates were male and engineers, this year the top 20 list contains two female candidates and three non-engineers", IIM Lucknow said in an email. (more...)
DMK boycotts Governor's speech in Tamil Nadu assembly, Dinakaran seated calmly DMK boycotts Governor's speech in Tamil Nadu assembly, Dinakaran seated calmly
- January 08, 2018

Then DMK working president MK Stalin led party legislators in staging a walkout, closely followed by Congress and Indian Union Muslim League members. The DMK and other opposition parties had earlier asked Purohit's predecessor Rao to order a floor test for the Palaniswamy government and also approached President Ram Nath Kovind with a similar plea. (more...)
Navy Scraps Rs 32000 Crore Minesweeper Project Navy Scraps Rs 32000 Crore Minesweeper Project
- January 08, 2018

Advanced minesweepers are specialised warships that detect, track and destroy underwater mines laid by enemy forces to cut off harbours and wreak havoc on shipping and maritime trade. This is one of the six major projects scrapped by the government due to procedural bottlenecks. These projects were to be carried out in India and were worth over Rs 3.5 lakh crore. (more...)
Former Shiv Sena Corporator Killed By Unidentified Assailants Former Shiv Sena Corporator Killed By Unidentified Assailants
- January 08, 2018

Sawant, who was also an ex-corporator in Mumbai, was attacked at around 10:45pm while he was returning home after meeting a friend. Sawant's brother Subhash Sawant is an assistant police commissioner at the Mumbai Police's Anti-Terrorism Squad. (more...)
Two men in custody after alleged carjacking in northwest Calgary Two men in custody after alleged carjacking in northwest Calgary
- January 08, 2018

Two men approached the driver of a Toyota Tacoma, brandished a handgun and told the man to exit the truck. Police say the suspect then got into the SUV and struck the woman and a nearby building before fleeing the scene. HAWCS was able to located the vehicle a short time later. He says that it's very unusual and remarkable to have three separate carjackings in one day in Calgary. (more...)
Pennsylvania police chief arrested in child sex predator sting
- January 08, 2018

Leechburg, Pennsylvania Police Chief Michael Diebold , who gained national attention after losing part of his arm in a fireworks accident last summer, has been arrested and charged with various sex crimes. " This is all a surprise to me ", Dobos said. Diebold is scheduled to appear in court on January 16 and will plead not guilty, his lawyer tells the Times. (more...)
Missouri woman dies after other vehicle crashes into a bar
- January 08, 2018

Sunday. A 19-year-old Northwest Missouri State University student died early Sunday as a result of injuries she suffered in a vehicle accident at a local business. The GoFundMe page gave an account of the events, saying, "Morgan was out having some fun with her friends when a random drunk driver crashed into the bar she was in". (more...)
Iran Outlaws English Lessons in Primary Schools Iran Outlaws English Lessons in Primary Schools
- January 08, 2018

Iran has banned the teaching of English in primary school classrooms. Iran has banned the teaching of English in primary schools, a senior education official said, after Islamic leaders warned that early learning of the language opened the way to a Western "cultural invasion". (more...)
Mantashe: ANC Cadres Hurting Zuma By Abusing His Name Mantashe: ANC Cadres Hurting Zuma By Abusing His Name
- January 08, 2018

If Zuma refuses to resign, he would be impeached, according to the report. "Perhaps I am naive, but I am hoping that some sanity will prevail, and the sensible and honourable thing will be done before the 10th", senior ANC member Derek Hanekom, who led a motion to remove Zuma as president in the ANC NEC in November 2016, responded. (more...)

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